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Juneteenth Day

Author: Denise Jordan
Publisher: Chicago : Heinemann Library, ©2003.
Series: Holiday histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the holiday known as Juneteenth Day, which has roots in Texas and which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Jordan
ISBN: 1403435057 9781403435057 1403442533 9781403442536
OCLC Number: 52166333
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: A celebration of freedom --
What is Juneteenth Day? --
Why were African-Americans slaves? --
An argument over slavery --
A war is started --
Rumors of freedom --
The Union goes to Texas --
Free at last --
Celebrating freedom --
Why is Juneteenth Day called Juneteenth Day? --
How is Juneteenth celebrated today? --
Where are Juneteenth celebrations held? --
Juneteenth jubilee --
Important dates.
Series Title: Holiday histories.
Responsibility: Denise M. Jordan.
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Describes the holiday known as Juneteenth Day, which has roots in Texas and which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.

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